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Beginning March 17, the Indiana State Library will be closed to the public until further notice. In an ongoing effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Indiana State Library will temporarily cease in-person services. Access to the library’s online services, such as Ask-A-Librarian, INSPIRE and the Digital Collections, will continue to be available without interruption. Please check back for updates on this situation as is develops.